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Oct 10th 2021, 7:43 pm
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Posted By Calli

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Yes, ours is also expedited but the bottle neck is the interview I think.
Oct 10th 2021, 7:35 pm
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Posted By Calli

Oct 10th 2021, 4:21 pm
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Views: 19,609
Posted By Calli

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

We’re in a similar situation to you, L visa and moving to the parent company in the US. We’ve been told that it will likely be a spring move date. In the meantime my husband is doing the US job from...
Jun 7th 2021, 9:01 am
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Views: 19,609
Posted By Calli

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

My husbands job is critical for his company in the US but he’s just doing it in the U.K. he’s in charge of a major system that is only used by the US office.

His boss is American, he manages a...
Jun 7th 2021, 8:27 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,609
Posted By Calli

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Sorry that should have been “infrastructure” — I’m too late to edit the post 🤦‍♀️
Jun 7th 2021, 6:16 am
Replies: 112
Views: 19,609
Posted By Calli

Re: L1 visa interview timescales

Sell27

Thanks for your sharing your experiences.. do you just need to work in one of the listed industries to get an nie? My husband works in finance but not in a critical investiture project,...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 5:22 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

ahh that’s super helpful to know about the green card. Yes it’s finance/tech. They have an expensive lawyer who should be able to jump some hurdles, I know some employers worry that people will leave...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 12:36 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Right, I get it. That does make sense. My husbands boss recommended a Honda people carrier thing but in the UK these giant cars are not common. I struggle as it is in London to park the Skoda in a...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 12:28 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

civilservant does everything rust because of the sea? I had never heard CT described as the rust capital before.


Sorry that wasn’t very clear, I meant for his L visa not the green card. My hope...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 12:16 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

New roof?! Haha, my uncle had to do that but he bought an ancient house so it was sort of expected.

Do you generally find a real estate agent who looks for you or do you shop around from agent to...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 12:14 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Thanks cautiousjon loads of good figures there. I think I’m going to need to get a spreadsheet out.

We will realistically need two cars, I don’t need anything too fancy but we are probably...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 12:09 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Their initial offer was to pay his UK salary in dollars (which we won’t accept as that’s mad). This works out somewhere between 325 and 375 usd but it’s relatively bonus heavy which I would guess...
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 7:25 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Thanks I will check them out and see what they could offer in theory. I think whether or not we accept the move comes down to whether we can resolve the housing issue.
Forum: USA
Mar 17th 2021, 7:24 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

wow that is a lot, are there any other “house buying costs” like stamp duty that would eat into our down payment?
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2021, 9:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Apologies, I forgot to mention. This is very much a perm move and the company have said they will apply for a green card as soon as possible. So as quick as it is possible to do we should have one (I...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2021, 9:41 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Thanks for this, it’s great to find someone in Fairfield county - yes we have 3 children (7,4 and <1). The 4 year old is currently in Reception in the U.K. school system and I think he would start...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2021, 9:19 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Thanks that’s helpful :)
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2021, 9:10 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

Re: US mortgage with a UK credit score

Thanks both.

I feel like there is probably room for negotiation here so we might be able to work something out - maybe they pay our rent (or part of it) until we have built up a decent credit...
Forum: USA
Mar 16th 2021, 6:42 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,293
Posted By Calli

US mortgage with a UK credit score

Hi, my husband has been offered an intra-company transfer to the US from their London office. I’ve been looking at houses and the rents seem to have ~doubled during the pandemic in the area where the...
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